Technology Week 2018 began at Ambalavayal, Kerala
Kerala: To improve farm production and promote cost-effective cultivation with the aim of making farmers familiar with the latest technology, Technology Week - 2018 began at the Poopoli ground at Ambalavayal in the district.
While inaugurating the programme, Minister for Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development K. Raju said that farm research should focus on overcoming issues, especially climate and crop diseases related issues, being faced by farmers in the State and ensure that the findings reached the ryots.
Mr. Raju said, “Efforts have to be taken to conserve the indigenous cattle breeds of the State like Vechoor cow, especially in the era of climate change.” He also said that the scientists had to pay attention to make necessary modification on the breeding policy to attain self-sufficiency in milk production.
As a part of the Poopoli international flori-fest and exhibition being organised by the Kerala Agricultural Universityat its Regional Agriculture Research Station, the five-day programme is being organised jointly by the Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Ambalavayal, and the Agriculture Technology Management Agency in association with the Regional Agriculture Research Station, Ambalavayal.